A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 87 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (54 miles). Exact location of event, depth 28 km, -67.7865° West, 19.1145° North. Event id: pr2019350033. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2019350033. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 23:21:37 / December 16, 2019 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28 km (17 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:21:37 / 6:21 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-two, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days nine hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 87 km NE of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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